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08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Reckoning & Reconnecting

It’s time to reimagine a path of healing, reconnect with beloved community, and manifest true justice. Radical dharma (“complete truth”) is a way to enter the conversation about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Eva Tenuto
New Perspective Leadership

Guided by TMI Project directors Eva Tenuto and Sari Botton, we explore significant experiences in a new light. By writing about them boldly as compelling personal monologues we take back our power and clear space for more impactful leadership....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017

Bringing the transformational benefits of yoga to military populations requires a unique understanding of military communities as well as specific teaching skills and abilities. Guided by yoga teacher and military officer Elizabeth Corwin, we...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Create the Work & Life You Love

Do you sense another life path calling to you? Do you crave rich, meaningful work or expression? Do you ache to take your creativity and contributions into the world—and get paid for it?

Your wildest dreams are not frivolous. In a changing...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/13/2017 to 08/18/2017

Are you seeking fulfilling relationships with friends and family, a satisfying career, and a healthy, vibrant, joyful existence?

In this 5 day immersion, master medium and spiritual teacher James Van Praagh shares insights gleaned...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/20/2017 to 08/25/2017
Yoga, Purpose & Action Intensive

Intensive Price Tiers: One of the ways Off the Mat stands for equality and access for all is by creating a pricing tier structure that invites participants to pay based on their income level. This way, people who can pay more “pay it forward” by supporting those who can’t. Please consider what is truly sustainable for you, and choose a price that feels in integrity: $1,350 Supporter (support other leaders as well as yourself); $1050 Sustainer (pays for you); $750 Community (discounted fee).

To register, please call 877.944.2002.

Embark on a transformational journey of self-inquiry and creative exploration to uncover your deepest passion and motivation for service that leads to embodied, effective, and conscious action.

Combining the tools of yoga, meditation,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/25/2017 to 09/01/2017
John Welwood
Integrating Spiritual, Psychological & Embodiment Work

This workshop is by application only. Please submit your materials according to the directions on this page.

Unconditional presence is the capacity to fully meet, allow, and open to whatever we are experiencing, no matter how challenging it may be. This is what allows our experience to unfold in the direction of greater freedom, truth, and wisdom....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/25/2017 to 08/27/2017
Dawson Church
Tune Your Thoughts, Tune Your Cells

Join five of the nation’s leading experts—including epigenetics pioneer Dawson Church; integrative medicine physician Lissa Rankin; Havening Techniques® founder Ron Ruden; stress reduction and weight loss expert and host of the Tapping...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/08/2017 to 09/10/2017
Gloria Feldt
Changing How We Think About Power

Are you a woman who wants to make more progress in your leadership work, opportunities, and compensation, but after reading hundreds of career advice articles, still feels like you’re missing the key ingredients for success?

Join renowned...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/08/2017 to 09/10/2017
Shapeshifting Into a Mindful Future

John Perkins—best-selling author, entrepreneur, and expert on shamanism and transformation—first learned that “the world is as you dream it” four decades ago while he was an apprentice to Amazonian shamans. After that he learned the lessons of an...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Reckoning & Reconnecting

It’s time to reimagine a path of healing, reconnect with beloved community, and manifest true justice. Radical dharma (“complete truth”) is a way to enter the conversation about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Eva Tenuto
New Perspective Leadership

Guided by TMI Project directors Eva Tenuto and Sari Botton, we explore significant experiences in a new light. By writing about them boldly as compelling personal monologues we take back our power and clear space for more impactful leadership....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017

Bringing the transformational benefits of yoga to military populations requires a unique understanding of military communities as well as specific teaching skills and abilities. Guided by yoga teacher and military officer Elizabeth Corwin, we...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Create the Work & Life You Love

Do you sense another life path calling to you? Do you crave rich, meaningful work or expression? Do you ache to take your creativity and contributions into the world—and get paid for it?

Your wildest dreams are not frivolous. In a changing...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/13/2017 to 08/18/2017

Are you seeking fulfilling relationships with friends and family, a satisfying career, and a healthy, vibrant, joyful existence?

In this 5 day immersion, master medium and spiritual teacher James Van Praagh shares insights gleaned...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/20/2017 to 08/25/2017
Yoga, Purpose & Action Intensive

Intensive Price Tiers: One of the ways Off the Mat stands for equality and access for all is by creating a pricing tier structure that invites participants to pay based on their income level. This way, people who can pay more “pay it forward” by supporting those who can’t. Please consider what is truly sustainable for you, and choose a price that feels in integrity: $1,350 Supporter (support other leaders as well as yourself); $1050 Sustainer (pays for you); $750 Community (discounted fee).

To register, please call 877.944.2002.

Embark on a transformational journey of self-inquiry and creative exploration to uncover your deepest passion and motivation for service that leads to embodied, effective, and conscious action.

Combining the tools of yoga, meditation,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/25/2017 to 09/01/2017
John Welwood
Integrating Spiritual, Psychological & Embodiment Work

This workshop is by application only. Please submit your materials according to the directions on this page.

Unconditional presence is the capacity to fully meet, allow, and open to whatever we are experiencing, no matter how challenging it may be. This is what allows our experience to unfold in the direction of greater freedom, truth, and wisdom....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/25/2017 to 08/27/2017
Dawson Church
Tune Your Thoughts, Tune Your Cells

Join five of the nation’s leading experts—including epigenetics pioneer Dawson Church; integrative medicine physician Lissa Rankin; Havening Techniques® founder Ron Ruden; stress reduction and weight loss expert and host of the Tapping...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/08/2017 to 09/10/2017
Gloria Feldt
Changing How We Think About Power

Are you a woman who wants to make more progress in your leadership work, opportunities, and compensation, but after reading hundreds of career advice articles, still feels like you’re missing the key ingredients for success?

Join renowned...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/08/2017 to 09/10/2017
Shapeshifting Into a Mindful Future

John Perkins—best-selling author, entrepreneur, and expert on shamanism and transformation—first learned that “the world is as you dream it” four decades ago while he was an apprentice to Amazonian shamans. After that he learned the lessons of an...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Woman control upwards of $20 trillion dollars globally. Halla Tomasdottir, entrepreneur and business leader, describes how we can leverage our economic power to become effective change agents from wallets to world. More
Pat Mitchell, media executive, journalist, and activist, describes how we need to be vigilant in holding mainstream media accountable for its coverage of subject matter and its concentration of power and voices. More
Marcia Ann Gillespie, author, editor, and activist, emboldens us to reach critical mass as feminists in elected offices and political participation. More
Ai-jen Poo, MacArthur Fellow and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, describes the three arenas we need to change to affect for meaningful social change and to create a more caring society. More
A nationally recognized voice on financial literacy and investor education, Mellody Hobson is the President of Ariel Investments and the current Chair of the Board of Directors of DreamWorks Animation. Here she breaks down the basic reasons why it is imperative for women to be financially empowered. More
Wendy Davis, politician and speaker, discusses the interdependence of quality education, economic opportunity, and affordable health and child care. More
Mellody Hobson, President of Ariel Investments, Chair of the board of directors of DreamWorks Animation, and a national voice on economics, describes the importance of making the value of money, and saving, apparent to younger generations. More
Riane Eisler, an eminent social scientist and activist, attorney, and author, encourages us to bake a whole new pie, one that meets real global needs, instead of trying to get a slice of the old one. More
Majora Carter, eco-enterpreneur, urban revitilization strategist, and Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, reminds us that the cost of poverty is too high a bill for humanity to pay any longer. More
Isabel Allende, acclaimed novelist and lifelong human rights advocate, explains how the world can generate “mamisma," a critical mass of fierce abundant female energy. More

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Small Adjustments to “Better Our Best”
Micro-resilience isn’t about weakness. On the contrary, small adjustments help us “better our best” and perform closer to our world-class capability. Repeatedly working to the point of collapse isn’t going to be good enough to get the job done at the level we need. Our bleary eyes and foggy brain eventually bring us to the point of diminishing returns. We begin to introduce errors and inconsistencies that require even more effort to repair. Conversely, strategic recoveries along the way allow us to achieve a new and higher level of the all-in commitment we value so highly. More
“Papa, what’s your battle plan?” My granddaughter Natalia has asked me that question for the three years we’ve been having imaginary galactic battles. Her army is mainly Pokémon, popular characters that come to us from Japan. They have strengths and weaknesses, and the capacity to “evolve” and gain in ability and talent. Natalia is also aided by the usual assortment of additional friends: fairies, ponies, and favorite stuffed animals all lined up on the side of goodness and truth. More
An Interview With Richard Michaels
Omega: How can coaching play a role in social change? Richard: Meaningful social change is built on a foundation of connection and understanding. Deep listening and empowering questions are two coaching tools that support these basic and profound tools. More
An Interview With Elena Brower
Omega: When you first started teaching, you've said you were afraid to speak from your heart. How did that change for you? Elena: That fear resulted from the fact that I wasn’t being honest about the life I was leading. I was teaching yoga, and breathing, and sitting, and wasn’t always practicing. It was painful to teach the work so well and not be practicing myself.  Omega: Why do you think so many people hide their true selves? More
An Interview With Bizzie Gold
Omega: How did you become an entrepreneur? Bizzie: If I look back at my childhood, I grew up with an “it’s okay to be a boss” mentality. My dad really instilled that in me since I was very young. I can remember being a child and ordering at a restaurant. At four or five, I would have to order for myself and use my manners. My dad always helped me put communication at the forefront of everything that I did. More
8 Best Practices for Teaching Yoga in Schools
Childhood, especially ages 2-10, is a time of exploration, experimentation, and curiosity. It’s a natural period of learning when children attempt to make meaning of their outer and inner worlds. Yoga can help children harness the enthusiasm and natural curiosity of this time to befriend their body and mind, develop a sense of agency and competence, and self-regulate and manage their emotions. More
7 Guidelines for Establishing a School Program
Adolescence is a time of tremendous change for children physically and can be particularly intense emotionally. It is also a time when they are deeply engaged in self-discovery and exploring the inner workings and capacities of their identity. More
An Interview With Jean Kilbourne
Omega: Today the average American sees 3,000 advertisements a day. What’s the impact of that and how do we respond? Jean: Advertising is hugely more important than most realize—it’s the engine that drives mass media. Television, magazines, websites, and newspapers are all rounding up audiences to be sold to advertisers. That’s their business model. That’s the point. More
AWAKENING THE BEST IN THE HUMAN SPIRIT…for almost 40 years, these words have guided us at Omega Institute in everything we do. When we are developing curriculum and choosing teachers, as we work together as a staff, as we serve our guests and care for our campus and land, we ask ourselves this question: what can we do to help people activate their most creative, courageous, loving, and wise potential? More

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